Economic Summit Opens In Abuja Today

The 21st Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) opens in Abuja today. The FirstBank of Nigeria Plc in partnering The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) to host the event Titled: “Tough choices: Achieving competitiveness, inclusive growth and sustainability”, the event will highlight the role of public-private sector dialogue in national transformation.

It is being organised to drive “consciousness and build national consensus on what is urgently required to rebuild, revamp and reinforce public-private collaboration for an all-inclusive economic growth”.

It will be a platform to drive stakeholders’deliberation on tough choices required to achieve sustainable competitive and inclusive growth for national economic development in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which take effect from January, next year.

Key issues to be discussed include: how to create jobs, approaches to achieving peace and security, dismantling the pillars of corruption, strengthening institutions and the attainment of sustainable macro-economic stability and inclusive growth, among other reforms…

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October 14th, 2015

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